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This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will offer the participants an introduction into the most important classical sociological readings between the 18th and 20th century. Highly influential social science scholars, such as Karl Marx, Max Weber and Emile Durkheim, will be discussed during 8 sessions. Combined with small tests, based on the video’s and recommended readings, the participants will be encouraged to dive deeply into the complex texts and get familiar with classical sociological concepts that are still very relevant today....
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Session 1: Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction

In this session the field of classical sociological theory will be introduced. It explains the historical roots of sociology. It shows you why classical sociological theories are still important in modern societies and it explains the Aims and Claims of this Course. ...
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8 видео (всего 45 мин.), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video8 видео
1.2 Implicit Theories in Everyday Life5мин
1.3 What is Sociological Theory?4мин
1.4 Founding Fathers5мин
1.5 Sociology in the Modern Industrial Age5мин
1.6 Linking Classical to Contemporary Theories6мин
1.7 The Sociological Theoretical Field6мин
1.8 Aims and Claims of this Course5мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Welcome note10мин
Transcripts10мин
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction20мин

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Session 2: Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)

This session explains the work of Adam Smith. It shows you how a poem written by Bernard Mandeville inspired Adam Smith. Adam Smith's theory shines light on the consequences of industrialization. You will learn what the consequences are of the Division of Labour....
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7 видео (всего 44 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video7 видео
2.2 The Invisible Hand6мин
2.3 The Division of Labour5мин
2.4 The Wealth of Nations6мин
2.5 Exchange and Self-interest5мин
2.6 Social Stratification6мин
2.7 The Importance of Adam Smith6мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)20мин

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Session 3: Auguste Comte (1798-1857)

This session will cover the author of the word “sociology”, August Comte. He often engaged in theorizing the social world in order to attempt to discover invariant laws. Terms like “positivism”, “the law of the three stages” and “Functionalism” are prominent topics in this session. Comte believed that positivism could both advance science (theory) and change the ways people live their lives (practice)....
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8 видео (всего 48 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video8 видео
3.2 The Law of the Three Stages of the Human Mind7мин
3.3 Sociology as a Means to Establish Social Harmony5мин
3.4 The Law of the Classification of Sciences6мин
3.5 Religious Thought as Starting Point5мин
3.6 Comte’s Religion of Humanity6мин
3.7 Early Functionalism5мин
3.8 The Importance of Auguste Comte5мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)24мин

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Session 4: Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)

Tocqueville’s works shaped 19th-century discussions of liberalism and equality, and were rediscovered in the 20th century as sociologists debated the causes and cures of tyranny and revolutions. His famous work “Democracy in America” remains widely read and even more widely quoted. This session will cover Tocqueville’s most important ideas....
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8 видео (всего 48 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video8 видео
4.2 An Aristocratic Perspective6мин
4.3 On Democratisation6мин
4.4 The Dominance of the Middle-Class5мин
4.5 The Dangers of Centralisation5мин
4.6 Grassroots Politics as the Heart of Democracy6мин
4.7 ‘Revolutions Will Become Rare’5мин
4.8 Tocqueville’s Predictions5мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)24мин
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автор: EBFeb 15th 2018

Great course, absolutely loved the teacher and his passion and how he explains difficult notions with so much ease. I would definitely recommend this course, it is a great first look into sociology.

автор: KKAug 27th 2017

i began this class to review more of de Tocqueville and still have not had time to do so; however, i still prefer TocQ to all of these other thinkers. Wonderful experience... thank so much!!! <3

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Bart van Heerikhuizen

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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

О University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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